Animals that are not accustomed to being trailered should practice it with owners until they are comfortable, a release said. Owners should also stock up on supplies and make sure water pumps are functioning. According to the release, the agriculture department will provide necessary food and water to affected areas and helps protect animals and pets. John Arthington, director of ผ้าปูที่นอน 6 ฟุต ราคาถูก the University of Florida’s Range Cattle and Research Center in Ona, said the center will not be evacuating its nearly 700 cattle, which roam on around 2,800 acres of land in Hardee County. The cattle’s source of food is the grass on the pasture, so Arthington said food is not the worry — it’s the water supply. Arthington said workers will ensure the generators that power water pumps are working properly in case the center loses power. In the meantime, Arthington said they've been herding cattle toward the center of the land. According to FDACS statistics, the leading cause of livestock death during hurricanes is collapsing shelters or electrocution, so roaming cattle that are away from trees, fences and buildings should be safe, he said. Ettenger reassured horse caretakers that the horse stables are made with sturdy wood, which should hold firm in any winds Hurricane Irma blows here. A water truck has also been filled in case of any power outages, she said. Despite the strong demeanor of some horses, Daniel said some get extremely anxious during storms and will need a veterinarian-dosed medicine to avoid injuring themselves during the hurricane.
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